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AH
S R EXPO 2016

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Expo, ASHRAE and the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
Institute (AHRI), the awards aim to
encourage innovation, product and
technology development, and to provide funds to a charitable organization in the city where the expo is held.
The product categories for the
awards are: building automation,
cooling, green building, heating, indoor air quality, plumbing, refrigeration, software, tools and instruments,
and ventilation. The judges will evaluate entries on the basis of product
application, innovation, value and
market impact. Judges will take into
consideration overall creativity and
energy efficiency where appropriate.
"Companies that win an award or
receive recognition as an honorable
mention will be given an Innovation
Awards Winner or Honorable Mention logo to use in promotional material and on their websites," ASHRAE
says. "They will also receive sings to
display in their booths. The actual
crystal AHR Expo Innovation Awards
will be presented to the winners at a
ceremony during the show in Orlando. This ceremony also will include
the announcement of the 2016 AHR
Expo Product of the Year." mt

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In addition to the show floor, the
2016 AHR Expo will offer numerous educational sessions. These will include
free seminars, ASHRAE Learning Institute seminars and courses, certification exams and other programs offered
by various industry groups.
This year also will bring the AHR
Expo Innovation Awards, which is an
annual competition that recognizes
exhibiting companies that have developed the most creative and useful
products in 10 key categories of the
HVACR and plumbing industries.
From the 10 winning products, one
will be chosen as the overall Best in
Show and given the Product of the
Year award. Sponsored by the AHR

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place of seeing and comparing equipment and services in person. At the
show, you can get the information you
need directly from the experts and
build relationships with suppliers."
The 2016 show will feature:
> The Building Automation and Control Showcase - This special area
on the show floor will be designated for products and services in the
area of building automation, energy and facility management systems, climate controls, monitoring
systems, wireless and cloud-based
options, and other networked
building systems such as lighting,
security and fire alarms.
> The Software Center - This area
will highlight HVACR-related
software - both off-the-shelf
and customized solutions - for
project and field service management, estimating, inventory
control, GPS tracking, systems
design, specification and analysis, and remote-based and cloudbased software.
> New Product and Technology
Theater - In this section of the
show, attendees will be able to see
brief exhibitor presentations of
new products being introduced
to the market - many for the first
time at the show.


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